Saturday, 17 July 2010

U.S. rules may bar Iroquois from lacrosse champs

The Iroquois people invented lacrosse, but their national team has missed the start of the world championships in England because the U.S. authorities no longer recognise their passports.

"Lacrosse is our game - we are the originators, we invented the game, there are 60 countries that play our game," said Denise Waterman, a member of the team's board of directors. "And now we can't go to a tournament that's honoring our game? It's almost unbelievable that this is happening."

You can read the full story here.

Distance walked since last post: 18km
Total distance walked since Koshu Kaido training began: 101.9km
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